Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,570
25th Percentile Wage
$67,560
50th Percentile Wage
$78,270
75th Percentile Wage
$92,560
90th Percentile Wage
$102,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,270-2.24%0.01%
201580,0200.19%-
201479,8700.94%-
201379,1201.09%-
201278,260--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Alabama ranges from $72,040 to $87,440. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Alabama is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $87,440. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $84,990). The lowest paying area is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $72,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Auburn-Opelika
$87,440
Decatur
$84,990
Tuscaloosa
$82,020
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$81,830
Birmingham-Hoover
$81,630
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$80,660
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$80,470
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$80,160
Huntsville
$78,450
Gadsden
$78,070
Montgomery
$76,460
Mobile
$75,650
Dothan
$73,890
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$73,230
Anniston-Oxford
$72,040


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